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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: Correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, T - Z., 06 Feb 1952 - 04 Dec 1956

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/97A-B

Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: representatives of Woodford Conservative Association, including John Harvey [Chairman, and MP for Walthamstow East, Essex] (2) and W Hubert Barlow-Wheeler, Honorary Secretary and Agent (11); Gerald Nabarro [MP for Kidderminster, Worcestershire]; Hugh Ellis-Rees, Assistant Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for War; Josiah Beale [Assistant Private Secretary to the Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation]; Raymond Gedling [Assistant Private Secretary to the Minister of Health]; Reginald Allerton, Director of Housing, London County Council (2); Norman Calvert [Assistant Principal], Ministry of Housing and Local Government (2); George Wedd, Private Secretary, Ministry of Housing and Local Government (2); Derek Bowman, Publicity Officer, The Wanstead [Essex] Players (4); Stella Fisher, Assistant Private Secretary to the Postmaster General (4); Robert Armstrong [later Lord Armstrong of Ilminster], Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer (2); Charles Regan [Assistant Principal], Ministry of Pensions and National Insurance (2); Ruth McKie, Honorary Secretary, Woodford and District Peace Committee (7); F R Gulden, Honorary Secretary, Woodford Town Football Club (4); [Thomas] Cecil James, Principal Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for Air; Ralph Wragg, constituent (6). Also includes notes and copies of correspondence by CSC [President of Woodford Conservative Association], and Lettice Shillingford [earlier Lettice Marston], Jo Sturdee [later Lady Onslow], Doreen Pugh, Gillian Maturin, Jane Portal [later Lady Williams of Elvel] and R McHale, WSC's secretaries, Anthony Montague-Browne, WSC's Private Secretary and Christopher Soames, WSC's Parliamentary Private Secretary.Subjects include: protests from teachers against the Teachers' Superannuation Bill; housing, including council property rates; the introduction of parking meters; invitations for WSC; local service funding; pension enquiries; concerns on German rearmament.Also includes: memoranda from the Essex County Teachers' Association and Woodford and District Teachers' Association on pensions; pamphlet on the use of missionary methods in the Church of England; theatre brochures; annual report of Woodford Town Football Club.


  • 06 Feb 1952 - 04 Dec 1956

Conditions Governing Access

Open, except for folios 483 - 489, closed for 75 years until 2028 on data protection grounds due to the presence of sensitive and personal information on a potentially living individual.


2 file(s) (2 files (494 loose folios))

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